Letter: Photo choice was ill-advised

Letter: Photo choice was ill-advised


Why, of all the photos the newspaper could have featured in last Sunday's article about the Jamboree, did you choose to include information and a large photo about a couple showing MAGA hats, a Confederate flag, and the “Betsy Ross” 13-star flag that is used by some white supremacist groups?

By publishing photos like this you are making racist ideas seem acceptable. Your readers enjoy learning more about community events, and I’m sure your writer and editors did not mean to offend, but seeing these symbols of hate presented as normal is very upsetting.

Caroline Hay

Corvallis (Aug. 3)


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